Carthage is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences, affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Carthage awards the Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in more than 40 subject areas, and the Master of Education degree.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College is a four-year, private college of the liberal arts and sciences in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The campus is an 80-acre arboretum located on the shore of Lake Michigan, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. The campus offers breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from almost every building on campus, including many residence hall rooms. Carthage is home to approximately 2,500 full-time undergraduate students and 900 part-time students. Our average class size is just 17 students. Carthages student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. Carthage offers majors, minors, and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, including biology, finance, international political economy, education, theatre, and neuroscience. We emphasize interdisciplinary study, undergraduate research, hands-on learning, individual attention, and vibrant discussion and debate in the classroom. Professors, not teaching assistants, teach all classes. Student life at Carthage will be a monumental part of your experience. 70% of students live on campus, and on-campus housing is guaranteed for all four years. Kenosha is a vibrant area with art galleries, museums, theatres, shopping, and restaurants; Milwaukee and Chicago are just a quick trip away. On campus, there is always something going on: plays, lectures, movies, visiting performers, 5K runs. Tarble Arena has hosted the Script, the Fray, and Phillip Phillips, among others. With more than 120 student organizations, there are plenty of ways to get involved.